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Cuban Migration Plummets to Zero in April

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) did not intercept a single Cuban national attempting to enter the U.S. in the month of April, which the Commandant says is a significant drop from a year ago.

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NGO: Cuba Doubled Political Prisoners in One Year

An NGO operating clandestinely in Cuba reported this week that the number of political prisoners held on the island doubled between April 2016 and April 2017, following reports of yet another mass arrest of dissidents at an airport in Havana.

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Cuban Pastor Jailed for Homeschooling

A Cuban pastor has been sentenced to one year in prison for homeschooling his children after a government prosecutor said homeschooling “is not allowed in Cuba because it has a capitalist foundation,” says the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA).

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Maduro accused the United States of sabotage plans against Venezuela, saying they aim to create a scenario of violence to justify a foreign military intervention to remove him from power. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

With Venezuela in Open Revolt, Dictator Maduro Heads to Havana to Bash Trump

The political situation in Venezuela has destabilized significantly as the socialist dictatorship has attempted to nullify the opposition-held legislature and banned a presidential contender from public office for fifteen years. It is a bizarre time for dictator Nicolás Maduro to leave the country, yet he has done so, attending a leftist summit in Havana.